A reminder that the UCL STS seminar series for 2013/14 has begun.
Seminars are held on the Wednesdays listed below. Tea and coffee will be available from 4pm, with the seminar beginning at 4:30, at the Garwood Lecture Theatre, UCL South Wing.
23rd Oct Dr Anna Maerker, Kings College London Better representations or better users? Framing problems of anatomical
representations in late-eighteenth-century Florence and early-nineteenth-century Britain
13th Nov Dr Robin Hendry, Durham University Are Chemical Substances Natural Kinds?
20th Nov Professor Andrew Pickering, University of Exeter Sketches of Another Future: Cybernetics in Britain, 1940-2000
11th Dec Professor Brian Balmer, UCL STS The early years of the biological weapons convention
22nd Jan Dr Sarah Edwards, UCL The ethics of clinical research during a pandemic
5th Feb Dr Julie Anderson, University of Kent Canes, Canines and Communication: Technological Aids for Blind People 1920-1950
12th Feb Professor Donald Mackenzie, University of Edinburgh How Do High-Frequency Traders Make Their Money? Prediction, Shared Knowledge and Morals in Automated Trading
5th Mar Dr Jordan Goodman Science and Diplomacy: Joseph Banks
and the Macartney Embassy to China, 1792-4
19th Mar Dr Brendan Larvor, University of Hertfordshire Who
studies mathematical practice and why?